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(From The Yomiuri Shimbun/Daily Yomiuri)
Japan Series Matchups Catchers The Daily Yomiuri
The Hawks' Kenji Jojima is among the best defensive catchers in Japan while being the Hawks most productive hitter.
Although he has been criticized for his stubbornness in calling games, Jojima has a gun for an arm and loves to throw behind runners on the bases.
With Jojima catching full-time, the Hawks pitching thrived despite fielding an extremely young and inexperienced starting rotation this season.
Jojima hits for average and is one of the best Japanese power hitters with 34 home runs.
Although he is the Hawks' …